The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.76% 4.76% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 9.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £275 £325 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -18.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £351 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.70% -5.71%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 29 63 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 39.19% 50.00% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 61
Median daily rate £325 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) XML

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik